Young, Saskatchewan

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Young
Village
Main Street
Main Street
Young is located in Saskatchewan
Young
Young
Location of Young in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 51°28′N 105°26′W / 51.46°N 105.44°W / 51.46; -105.44
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Founded 1908
Post Office Established 1909-04-01
Village Incorporated June 7, 1910
Government
 • Mayor Brian Rowan
 • Governing body Young Village Council
Area
 • Land 2.51 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 239
 • Density 95.2/km2 (247/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0K 4Y0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 2
Website Official Site
[2][3]

Young is a village in Saskatchewan. The economy is dominated by local agriculture and the nearby Mosaic Potash mine.[4]

Young Saskatchewan Grain Elevator 2010.jpg

History[edit]

Established as a village in 1910 with the arrival of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroad, Young was planned to be a major centre, this can be seen in the wide streets and layout of the town, however this did not work out, and the village is now a local business centre for the nearby community with Co-op Grocery Store, Co-op Service Center, a Credit Union, and local services.[5]

A fire destroyed the village's oldest building, a former hotel, bar and popular meeting place for residents. The blaze at the Young Hotel started shortly before 3 a.m. on November 12, 2011. The hotel was built in 1910.[6]

Demographics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  2. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net. "Post Offices and Postmasters". Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  3. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  4. ^ "Economy of Young". Village of Young. Retrieved 2011-03-06. 
  5. ^ "History of Young". Village of Young. Retrieved 2011-03-06. 
  6. ^ "Young's century-old hotel building destroyed". CBC News. Retrieved 2013-02-09. 
  7. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2013-02-03. 
  8. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-06. 
  9. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2011-03-06. 

External links[edit]

North: Viscount
West: Allan Young East: Watrous

Coordinates: 51°45′54″N 105°44′39″W / 51.76500°N 105.74417°W / 51.76500; -105.74417